1.5 million to 2 million retirees could lose the drug benefits

Discussion in 'News / Current Events' started by targus, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. targus

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    The health care overhaul will cost U.S. companies billions and make them more likely to drop prescription drug coverage for retirees because of a change in how the government subsidizes those benefits.

    ...analysts said as many as 2 million could lose the prescription drug coverage provided by their former employers, leaving them to enroll in Medicare's program.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100326/ap_on_bi_ge/us_health_overhaul_bottom_line

    Medicare?

    Isn't that the program that was just cut by $500,000,000,000?

    This should be interesting. :rolleyes:
     
  2. donnA

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    my mom does have medicare, and she had to buy an insurance to help her pay for her medications, medicare no longe ris covering her meds, only doctor visits, and not hospital if she were to go.
     

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